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Celebrate Restaurant Month With Local Dining Specials

MOUNTAIN AREA — If you have a taste for the sweet or the savory, or the hoppy, you’ll be happy to know that Visit Yosemite Madera County has deemed January to be Restaurant Month, and a host of local eateries are celebrating. For instance, Ducey’s on the Lake in Bass Lake is offering a prix fixe menu with great value, in ...

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DUI Arrest After Upset And Hit & Run At McDonalds Drive-Thru

OAKHURST — An Oakhurst woman was arrested after she reportedly damaged three vehicles, then fled the scene after a long wait at the drive-through at the Oakhurst McDonald’s last Friday. At about 5 p.m. on Dec. 29, CHP was notified by McDonald’s employees that a woman who ordered at the drive-up window appeared to be intoxicated. After taking her order, ...

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Oakhurst CHP Hosts An Open House For The Public

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Area CHP Office invites the public to an Open House on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. There will be coffee, donuts, and delicious baked goods provided by the CHP Senior Volunteers. “If you have ever wondered about this beautiful facility, now’s the time to come tour,” says CHP Public Information Officer Kaci Lutz. ...

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January Audubon Program Will Showcase “Birds of Brazil”

Contributed by Len McKenzie — Brazil evokes many images among Americans–Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, tropical rainforests and abundant, exotic animals, especially its stunningly colorful birds. Occupying almost half of South America (geographically the fifth largest country in the world), Brazil is home to an immensely rich diversity of avifauna—upward of 1,800 species of birds, more than 200 of them ...

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Slim’s Koffee Shak Is Closing Both Locations

OAKHURST — After nearly seven years in business, Slim’s Koffee Shak in North Fork is closing its doors at the end of business today. The Oakhurst location will also be closing today after a 2-1/2 year run in the Silver Creek Center. The shop in Mariposa closed about two months ago when the building was sold and the new owners ...

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Driver Causes Major Accident On Deadwood, Leaves The Scene

OAKHURST — An accident on Highway 41 just south of Oakhurst this morning sent one vehicle crashing off the steep embankment, as the car that reportedly caused the accident drove away. Just before 10:30 a.m., a 64-year-old Coarsegold man was northbound on Deadwood in a Jeep Cherokee when, according to several witnesses, was forced off the road near the 40 ...

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Crash On Road 426 Leads To Investigation Into Two More

OAKHURST — CHP is investigating an accident that took place on Road 426, but it may lead to two more incidents that happened earlier, just a few miles away. At about 9 p.m., reports came in of a vehicle off the road and upside down just below the top of the grade on Road 426 near Woodcrest Drive. When first ...

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Deadwood Crash Sends Pregnant Woman To Hospital

OAKHURST — A two-vehicle crash on Highway 41 south of Oakhurst this morning sent a pregnant woman to the hospital and shut down both lanes for over 30 minutes. Just before 10 a.m., a southbound tour bus was about halfway up Deadwood approaching the old building on the east side of the road, when it stalled in the southbound lane. ...

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Lenora Donovan Brotsis Deck

Lenora Donovan Brotsis Deck passed away peacefully on Dec. 10, 2017, while in residence at the Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre. Lenora was born in Fresno, Calif., on Nov. 11, 1929. She moved to Oakhurst in 1991 and was very involved in volunteering throughout our mountain communities to include: MySham for the Love of Dogs training and care, The Red ...

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